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threefold

adjective three·fold \ˈthrē-ˌfōld, -ˈfōld\

: having three parts

: three times as great or as many

Full Definition of THREEFOLD

1
:  having three parts or members :  triple <a threefold purpose>
2
:  being three times as great or as many <a threefold increase>
three·fold \-ˈfōld\ adverb

Examples of THREEFOLD

  1. <a threefold approach to solving the problem>

First Known Use of THREEFOLD

before 12th century

Related to THREEFOLD

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jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain
THREEFOLD Defined for Kids

threefold

adjective three·fold \ˈthrē-ˌfōld\

Definition of THREEFOLD for Kids

:  being three times as great or as many

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